Freeman

September 2000

Volume 50, 2000

FEATURES

The Miracle of Privatization

Privatization Increases Innovation, Decreases Corruption, and More

SEPTEMBER 01, 2000 by JOHN BLUNDELL

Property and Liberty

Property Rights Are Essential to Liberty

SEPTEMBER 01, 2000 by JAMES BOVARD

Economists Against the FDA

The Quack Platitudes That Drive Public Policy Are Deadly

SEPTEMBER 01, 2000 by DANIEL KLEIN

Trade and Freedom in China: A Reality Check

Human Rights Violations Cannot Be Dismissed on Any Grounds

SEPTEMBER 01, 2000 by CHRISTOPHER LINGLE

The Colonial Origins of American Liberty

The Union—Next to Our Liberties, Most Dear!

SEPTEMBER 01, 2000 by THOMAS E. WOODS JR.

A Light Goes Out in New Zealand

The Employment Relations Act Turns Back the Clock

SEPTEMBER 01, 2000 by CHARLES W. BAIRD

Austrian Inflation, Austrian Money, and Federal Reserve Policy

Why Salerno's Critiques Are Invalid

SEPTEMBER 01, 2000 by RICHARD H. TIMBERLAKE

Inflation and Money: A Reply to Timberlake

How Should We Define "Money" and "Inflation"?

SEPTEMBER 01, 2000 by JOSEPH T. SALERNO

Final Comment on Salerno’s Monetary Program

Contractions and Depressions Are Avoidable

SEPTEMBER 01, 2000 by RICHARD H. TIMBERLAKE
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